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John McHugh BOLGER

Regimental number3018
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
SchoolState School, Emu Vale, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWestbrook, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Bolger, Agricultural Bank, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3018A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 September 1917
Date of death24 September 1917
Age at death22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row I, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: P.J. and Teresa F. BOLGER, Patrick Street, Dalby, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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